After it was discovered that he had been detained for more than two years, an American citizen accused of spying in China was given a life sentence.
In a press conference on Monday, Suzhou Intermediate court announced the sentence against Liang Chengyun, also known as John Shing-Wan Leung, who is 78 years old.
Leung additionally held everlasting residency in Hong Kong.
He “became discovered responsible of espionage, sentenced to lifestyles imprisonment, disadvantaged of political rights for life, and confiscated private belongings of RMB 500,000,”
According to the court record, Leung was detained on April 15, 2021, by the Chinese Kingdom Protection Bureau, an organization that conducts investigations similar to the FBI or CIA in the United States.
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